With thought stopping
, clients are taught to suppress the unpleasant thought, such as by saying "Stop!" to themselves, pinching themselves, or snapping an elastic band on their wrist.
An extension of thought stopping
in the treatment of obsessional thinking, Behavior Therapy, 7, 131.
Clients in treatment group received Behavior Therapy comprising of Psycho-education, Relaxation Exercise; Imagery Exercises, Thought Stopping
, Exposure with Response Prevention (ERP), Flooding and Satiation strategies within 11 individual sessions of 45 minutes duration on twice a week basis.
The five basic steps are learning how to sense and be aware, breathing deeply, "thought stopping
" to take control of negative thoughts and contemplate them only when one chooses to do so, positive self-talk, and soothing/relaxing imagery.
Reorganizing chapters so that basic skills are taught first, this edition replaces the chapter on thought stopping
with a new one on defusion.
Mercer thought stopping
his unemployment claim would stop other benefits.
Al Braiki said an investigation of the complaint revealed that the pupil's father abused the driver as he thought stopping
the bus at that point partly blocked entry to his private parking.
Certain levels of stress-related arousal may benefit performance, but almost all dancers who can perform in their "zone" are able to manage their stress with a variety of skills, including reframing, thought stopping
, mental imagery, progressive muscle relaxation, yoga, biofeedback training, and many other relaxation activities (all discussed in the book).